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May 23, 2011--Special

San Francisco Youth Commission
*Special Meeting*
Monday, May 23, 2011
City Hall, Room 305

There will be public comment on each item.


1. Call to Order

2. Approval of Agenda (Action Item)

3. Approval of Minutes (Action Item)

Documents A, B, C, D

4. Public Comment on Items not on Agenda

5. Legislation Referred from the Board of Supervisors (Action Item)


A. Planning Code, Police Code, Business and Tax Regulations Code – Limited Live Performance Permits (Supervisor Mirkarimi; Wiener, Mar, Campos)
Presenter: Rob Selna, Legislative Aide, Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi
Document E

6. Presentations (All Items to follow Discussion and Possible Action)

7. Youth Commission Business (All Items to follow Discussion and Possible Action)

A. Resolution expressing the San Francisco Youth Commission’s support for the homeless LGBTQ youth population and their rights and calling on the City to improve provision of housing, services, and the implementation of Chapter 12N of the Administrative Code. (1st Reading)
Presenter and sponsor: Commissioner Chan
Document F

B. Resolution urging the Mayor and Board of Supervisors to prioritize providing more affordable housing for transitionally aged youth, particularly their support of the goal set forth by the Mayor’s Office of Housing of building 400 new units of low-income housing for this population of by the year 2015. (1st Reading)
Presenter and sponsor: Commissioner Benezra
Document G

C. Memo to the Recreation and Parks Department Regarding Youth Commission’s recognition of the organization Baseball for All
Presenter and Sponsor: Commissioner Chan
Document H
8. Staff Report (Informational Item)

9. Committee Reports: City & School; Arts, Culture, Recreation and Entertainment; Youth Justice (Informational Item)

10. Attendance Review (Action Item)

11. Announcements (This includes Community Events)

12. Adjournment

Supplemental documents for agenda items are available for review at City Hall Room 345. Minutes are also available on the Youth Commission Website at


The Youth Commission meeting will be held in City Hall Room 416. The formal address of City Hall is 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA. The closest accessible BART station is the Civic Center Station at the United Nations Plaza and Market Street. Accessible MUNI lines serving this location are: MUNI Metro Lines J-Church, K-Ingleside, L-Taraval, M-Oceanview, N-Judah, and T-Third Street at Van Ness and Civic Center Stations; 9-San Bruno, 19-Polk, 47-VanNess, and 71-Haight Noriega. For information about MUNI accessible services call 923-6142.

The Commission meeting room is wheelchair accessible. Accessible curbside parking spaces have been designated on the corners of McAllister and Polk, and Grove and Polk. There is accessible parking available within the Civic Center Underground Parking Garage at the corner of McAllister and Polk Streets, and within the Performing Arts Parking Garage at Grove and Franklin Streets.

If you require the use of an American sign language interpreter, a sound enhancement system, or a reader during the meeting, calendars and minutes of the meeting in alternative formats; such arrangements can be made by calling Mario Yedidia at (415) 554-6446, at least 72 hours prior to the meeting. Late requests will be honored if possible.

Individuals with severe allergies, environmental illness, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities should call our accessibility hotline at (415) 554-8925 to discuss meeting accessibility. In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate such people, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products. Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.

(Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code)

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For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance, or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact by mail: Administrator, Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, City Hall Room 224, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102; by phone at (415) 554-7724; by fax at (415) 554-7854; or by e-mail at

Citizens interested in obtaining a free copy of the Sunshine Ordinance can request a copy from the Administrator, Sunshine Ordinance Task Force or by printing Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code on the internet, at

The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers, and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic device. (Admin. Code § 67A.1).

In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical- based products. Please help the City accommodate these individuals.

Last updated: 5/19/2011 6:16:41 PM